Coalition Seeks Communications Coordinator

Position Summary

The Communications Coordinator handles all communications-related and administrative activities for the Community Preservation Coalition, with a focus on website design and management, as well as supporting the community outreach and advocacy efforts of the Executive and Associate Director and the Coalition’s Steering Committee. 

Essential Functions

30% Design, maintain, and update Coalition website

20% Research, write and publish Coalition electronic newsletter and social media postings

10% Write and design training materials, brochures, letters and other Coalition communications

5% Plan and coordinate CPA conferences and other events

5% Write and design CPA PowerPoint presentations

25% Update and maintain CPA databases and spreadsheets, distribute meeting minutes, process invoices, campaign finance filings and other administrative activities

Other Responsibilities

Performs other related duties as assigned.  As the Communications Coordinator becomes more comfortable in her or his position, other opportunities will arise to assist with CPA-related legislation at the Massachusetts State House, work on and advise CPA adoption campaigns in Massachusetts municipalities, and speak at meetings and events for partner organizations and member communities.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree.

Minimum of 2 to 4 years of experience in a related field

Experience in website design and management required, preferably on the Drupal web format

Superior written and oral communications skills

Strong computer and web skills.  High proficiency in Word, Powerpoint, and Excel required; knowledge of Adobe InDesign, Adobe Connect, ArcGIS, and Microsoft Publisher desired.

Familiarity with the Massachusetts Community Preservation Act and/or experience in municipal or state government strongly desired

Ability to use good judgment, take initiative, self-teach and make recommendations to resolve problems

Excellent organizational abilities, attention to detail, promptness, and dependability

Ability to work in a fast-paced environment on a wide variety of daily activities